Why UCF Knights Soccer Camp?

COACHING STAFF

To learn from highly trained and experienced coaches who bring enthusiasm and tremendous knowledge to each session.

PASSION

To have a blast and enjoy the training, the games, your teammates or new friends who all share this passion for the game and for improving.

UCF ATHLETICS

To be a part of UCF as an athlete. To experience what it is like to live as a college soccer player. To live and train in the same facilities that the UCF players work in daily.

March 23 - 23 2019

UCF Spring ID Camp

All $175.00
High School Sophomores and above


This Spring camp is designed to provide prospective student-athletes with an opportunity to be seen by the coaching staff at the University of Central Florida and other coaches from various universities at different collegiate levels of the Florida region. Players will receive elite instruction and training, as well as have an opportunity to compete in 11vs.11 matches on the main soccer complex. Our ambition is to provide an opportunity and experience for players looking to invest in themselves to become elite soccer
players. 

Camp Information: 

Ideal coach-to-camper ratio for more personalized coaching and in depth identification and
evaluation. 

Technical & Tactical Instruction
GK Specific Training 

Evaluation & Feedback
Recruiting/UCF Presentation + Q&A 


Between 3-6 University coaches in FL region attending
 
 


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June 24 - 27 2019

Summer Day + Futsal

Full Day + Futsal (Early Bird Pricing) $199.00
Ages 6 - 13


Come and enjoy a week with the UCF staff and players to improve your ball mastery and technical skills! The camp is designed with specific daily topics and afternoons full of futsal fun! This is the perfect opportunity to engage and enhance your love for the ball in an elite environment at a critical age of the soccer development pathway.  


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July 15 - 18 2019

Residential Elite Camp

Early Bird Residential (until 4/1/19) $525.00
Early Bird Commuter (until 4/1/19) $450.00
Boys 12-16


Come and enjoy an all encompassing soccer experience! The camp is designed to offer players of all levels the opportunity to engage in a week of development. The days are filled with technical and tactical coaching during intense training sessions, competitive small sided games and 11vs. 11 matches, with a little left-over time for rest and recovery sessions in the pool and soccer education discussions in the classroom.  


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July 19 - 21 2019

UCF Elite 200 ID Camp

Early Bird Residential (until 4/1/19) $450.00
Early Bird Commuter (until 4/1/19) $375.00
Ages 14+

The Elite 200+ is an Identification camp designed to offer prospective student-athletes with an opportunity to showcase their talent in front of a number of coaches in an elite environment. The players will engage in a challenging experience filled with technical and tactical sessions, as well as competitive games in a tournament style camp.


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Coaching Staff

Jamie Davies

Assistant Director



Jamie Davies is the assistant coach at UCF and assistant director of UCF Soccer Camps.


In 2018, Davies first year with UCF, he helped to achieve a 13-3-3 overall record, an NCAA appearance and a top 10 National Ranking.

Previous to UCF, Davies was the top assistant at Georgia State University where he helped produce consistent high scoring offenses, including a top five national statistic (2.28 goals per match) in 2015, and was the also Head Coach of the U16 team at Atlanta United.


Prior to his time in Atlanta, Davies spent four years at Division II Limestone (Gaffney, S.C.), where he helped develop the Saints into one of the better offenses in the country. Limestone won back-to-back Conference Carolinas regular-season and tournament championships in 2012 and 2013.


He currently holds a US "B" coaching license.
 


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Scott Calabrese

Head Director

Scott Calabrese is the Head men's soccer coach at UCF and the Director of UCF Soccer camps.


In 2018, Calabrese and his staff earned the American Athletic Conference Coaching Staff of the Year after winning the regular season title in conference play. Overall, the Knights finished 13-3-3. The Knights were ranked in the top 10 for the majority of the season, logging a record #7 National ranking.


In 2017, the Knights went on a 7-1-1 end of season run to finish 3rd in the regular season conference and defeated UCONN to advance to the Conference final.


Calabrese spent the previous three seasons at FIU, taking the program to its first NCAA Tournament appearance in over 10 years by capturing the 2015 Conference USA Championship. He helped the Panthers to consecutive appearances in the finals at the C-USA Championship. 


Prior to FIU, Calabrese built the program at East Tennessee State University. In three short years, he guided the Bucs to the 2010 Atlantic Sun Championship, earning a berth in the NCAA Tournament. The 2010 NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year tallied four seasons with 10-or-more victories and also aided ETSU to the 2013 NCAA Tournament. 


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Paul Souders

Assistant Director



Paul Souders is the associate head coach at UCF and assistant director of UCF Soccer Camps.


In 2018, Souders helped UCF to achieve a 13-3-3 overall record, an NCAA appearance and a top 10 National Ranking. The two-time NSCAA Far West Region Assistant Coach of the Year spent eight seasons at New Mexico before coming to Orlando, Fla. During a nine-year stint at UNM, Souders helped the program to three NCAA Sweet 16 appearances, including a run to the 2013 NCAA College Cup in Philadelphia, Pa. New Mexico’s success includes qualifying for five NCAA Tournaments, four conference championships and an undefeated (18-0-4) campaign in 2011.


Prior to arriving at New Mexico, Souders spent three seasons as an assistant coach at Dayton, helping the Flyers to a 27-18-11 overall record. During his tenure, four former Flyers who have played professionally in North America and Europe.
 


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Directions

The UCF General Campus address is: 4000 Central Florida Blvd. Orlando, FL 32816 (DO NOT MAIL PAYMENTS HERE) For directions once on campus, please see attached map or visit http://campusmap.ucf.edu/ . Check-in details and address provided following registration

UCF Athletic Facilities

FAQs

According to NCAA rules and regulations, all camps and clinics are open to any and all entrants regardless of skill level – limited only by number, age, grade level and/or gender.